To help you get the most from the text and keep track of what's happening, we've used several conventions throughout the book.

image WARNING Boxes like this one hold important, not-to-be forgotten information that is directly relevant to the surrounding text.

image COMMON MISTAKES These areas hold important information about common mistakes that can be made while coding a particular feature.

image NOTE Tips, hints, tricks, and asides to the current discussion look like this.

As for other conventions in the text:

  • New terms and important words are highlighted in italics.
  • Keyboard combinations are treated like this: Ctrl+R.
  • Filenames, URLs, and code within the text are treated like this:

This book uses monofont type with no highlighting for most code examples. This book also uses bold to emphasize code that is of particular importance in the present context.

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